The mission of the staff advisory council is to create "one DU" by uniting and supporting staff through advocacy and collaboration.
The SAC lobbies to get policies and procedures implemented that directly affect all staff members' morale, interests, working conditions and professional development. We accomplish this by:
- hosting annual social and philanthropic events to encourage DU employees to become involved in campus activities;
- organizing and selecting annual awards presented to staff members who have excelled in their professional positions; and
- managing the Staff Benevolent Fund, which provides monetary benefits for staff members in need.
Individuals are appointed, elected or volunteer to serve on the Council. SAC members represent both academic departments and administrative areas and play an important role in representing staff. Officers are elected to serve two year terms.
The Staff Advisory Council reports directly to the vice chancellor of Human Resources.
Responsibilities of the council are divided into committees.